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April 4, 2013

Sexism documentary to be screened

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Tickets may be purchased online at www.juliancenter.org, with all sales benefiting The Julian Center. Wine, beer, and appetizers will be served. After the screening, there will be community/panel discussion led by Ann DeLaney. Panelists include Jennifer Pope Baker, executive director of Women's Fund of Central Indiana; Melina Kennedy, director of executive communications at Cummins, Inc.; Gail Thomas Strong, WFYI vice president for community engagement; and Patricia Wachtel, president and CEO of Girls, Inc.

"Miss Representation" was selected from the Sundance line-up to be part of the OWN Documentary Film Club.

"Through personal stories and provocative interviews, Jennifer crystallizes the relevance of the media and its portrayal of women in today's society," said Lisa Erspamer, chief creative officer for OWN.

The distribution of the film "Miss Representation" has been the catalyst for a social action campaign led by MissRepresentation.org. The campaign seeks to empower women and girls and provide them with new opportunities to realize their full potential.

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